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Regional Retailer of the Year 2017

Keith Price Garages has scooped an award!

Keith Price Garages, based in Monmouthshire, has scooped a Volvo Regional Retailer of the Year award, acknowledging the retailer as one of the best-performing operations in the UK.

The Volvo Regional Retailer of the Year award is presented to the retailer that excels on many fronts, including new and used car sales, parts and accessory sales, and customer satisfaction.

Keith Price Garages, located in Merthyr Road, Abergavenny, was named as the regional winner for South West England, South Wales and Channel Islands.

Ruth Gregory, retailer principal, said: “This is a fantastic achievement for the entire team, who work incredibly hard to deliver high levels of customer service. The fact that we have been recognised by Volvo in its annual awards reflects our commitment to the brand and to our customers.”

Jon Wakefield, managing director of Volvo Car UK, said: “2017 was another extremely successful year for Volvo in the UK, which could not have been achieved without the part played by our retailer network.

“It’s hugely rewarding for us to be able to acknowledge the stand-out performers within our retailer network as part of the Retailer of the Year awards. The team at Keith Price Garages has demonstrated outstanding levels of service and commitment to their customers on behalf of Volvo, and I hope they take immense pride in their award.”

Human Made Stories

Volvo Car UK has today announced Human Made Stories, a series of short films in partnership with Sky Atlantic, to mark its new 90 series range of cars.
In parallel with Volvo's values of innovation, sustainability, craftsmanship and design, Human Made Stories conveys the Volvo philosophy to always put people first by telling the stories of three defiant pioneers: people who inherently do things differently, challenge conventions and create their own path.

4 New World Records

A British kitesurfing family is celebrating after successfully taking on the Round the Isle of Wight World Sailing Speed Challenge and setting four new World Records.
Professional kitesurfers – Steph Bridge and sons Olly (18) and Guy (16) – took to the waters around the Isle of Wight on 30 June 2016 on their foiling kitesurf boards. Travelling the 50 nautical miles around the coastline of the Island on the south coast of the UK, they averaged speeds between 16 and 20 knots.
Guy was first around the island in a time of 2 hours 32 minutes and 25 seconds, averaging speeds of 19.68 knots, with the World Sailing Speed Record (WSSR) Council confirming that Guy is now officially the Fastest Kitesurfer around the Isle of Wight. He also set the record for the Fastest Singlehanded Sailor around this island at the same time
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